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Three Bixel Exchange startups earn spots in Techstars LA
We are proud to announce that three of Startup LAunch’s entrepreneurs have been accepted into the Techstars LA program. Congratulations to Dawn Dickson’s Solutions Vending International, Sky Kelley’s Avisare and Patrick Lu’s Playfull on being a part of the inaugural cohort. Out of 485 applicants, only 10 were accepted into the three-month program which is set to run through October.
The Techstars LA accelerator aims to help tech startups from around the world that are innovating across a wide range of industries and challenges and seeking to build a deep network across the L.A. tech ecosystem.
The inaugural class also reflects the diversity of L.A., with half of the class featuring a female co-founder. Learn more about the accelerator.
Bixel Exchange supports Habitat for Humanity
Bixel Exchange, along with the entire L.A. Area Chamber team, volunteered with Habitat for Humanity as part of their staff retreat on Aug. 17. As part of the team-building day, they worked on four Los Angeles houses in Long Beach, and met with one of the families in need. See the photos!
Startup LAunch hosts appreciation BBQ for advisors
Last Saturday, Startup LAunch co-hosted an appreciation barbecue for their advisors with former director/current advisor Kevin Lew. As part of the festivities, advisors and their family in attendance heard updates on the program, enjoyed giant Jenga and learned more about the upcoming Executive in Residence initiative to be spearheaded by Lew.
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